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reform. it debunks the idea that immigration reform is anything other than a boon to our economy and robs the bill's opponents of one of their last remaining arguments. >>> all right, let's dig down on this and joining me now for more is mark murray. mark, it's good to have you here. we know from the lead figure on the immigration gang of eight has been senator marco rubio, however he's been saying recently the bill needs stronger border security measures. other republicans like senator john cornyn of texas want things like a 100% situational awareness, 90% apprehension on the border. as we look at what senator rubio's motives are now, is he undermining the hard work of the immigration eight by entertaining these amendments or is this just politics as usual? >> thomas, i think it's actually more trying from marco rubio's perspective to strengthen the bill to get more republican support. the gang of eight is still together. i mean, there are sometimes it's been reported there's been a little of annoyance about some of the requests that senator marco rubio has made to have more security but
would be beneficial for the economy. the idea here is all right if this is going to be beneficial to the economy overall, why don't we find some funds within the budget which can to be done when they really want to do it. it's a dirty secret here on capitol hill. why not find the funds to double the border patrol, get the 700 miles of fencing and in order to get that pathway to citizenship. folks are sort of saying that apieces both sides and honestly at the end of the day the political players in the gop that need though to happen who want to see their future election prospects more bountiful, they are pulling the strings a little bit on this as well. >> what's been the post-results of speaker boehner meeting with the hispanic caucus yesterday? >> from talking to folks they said it was productive, he heard them out and he understands the issue. boehner has been around here since 1990. he was involved in this to some degree when it was trying to be done in the bush administration back in '07. john boehner's real problem he has over 150 something members that have a very small perc
office crunched the numbers and concluded that passing the immigration bill will boost the economy. >> court to this independent report, reforming our immigration system would reduce our deficits by almost a trillion dollars over the next two decades and boost our economy over more than 5%. >> and july first, that's the day the rates on many student loans will spike. they passed the speaker john boehner's bill that would put them 2.5 percentage points above the rate and -- he's frustrated with democrats not for getting on board. >> the president has failed to talk about this issue and hasn't lifted a finger to push his own party to pass his own proposal. the time for games is up. i think our kids deserve better. and the democrats need to get their act together so we can prevent these rates from doubling on july 1st. >> student loans are not the only piece of highly contentious legislation in d.c. right now. the republican led house didn't past the -- deep cut to food stamps combined forces to kill the bill. how does this body for issues like student loans. i'm joined now by two pan
to basically trying to fix the problems that had been created by international sanctions against iran's economy which has clearly affected the people so much there. and also the iranian people want to break out of the isolation that they are in. this probably puts more pressure to figure out if he can reach an accommodation with the united states. as you know all of these negotiations have led nowhere. we will see whether or not there is any chance. >> always great to have you on. thank you. >> good to be with you. >>> if we don't pass immigration reform and get it off the table in a reasonable practical way it doesn't matter who you run in 2016 we are in a demographic death spiral as a party. >> demographic death spiral. one of the gang of eight with a dire warning for his own party. will they listen? our panel will weigh in. >>> and a vote expected in the house this week on a controversial bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks. this week's bill looks different than the original version. congress woman here to talk about that next. >>> right after our show today remember to join me for a google
told the new york times quote, i think it is a stupid idea to bring this up. the economy is on everybody's mind. we are seeing staggering jobs numberes. confidence in the institution of government is eroding. why are republicans still going down this road right now, congresswoman? even though bewe both know that there this has in chance of ever passing. >> it is so interesting. people say, maybe the senate should dictate everything that gets done in washington, d.c. if we did that, the senate, my goodness, we couldn't get them to ps pass a budget for five years. this is something that american people have said, you need to do something about this. women have said, you need to do something about late term abortions. there's a tremendous amount of public support for taking an action, for putting a ban on late term abortions. >> congresswoman, is this purely pandering? >> no, it is not pandering at all. it is saving the life of women and of babies pandering? absolutely not. i can't believe you would say something like that. >> congresswoman -- >> my goodness! >> the presiden
in the economy, everyone benefits. this also should be a no brainer. when women participate in peace making and peace keeping, we are all safer and more security secure. and when women participate in politics, the effect ripples out through society. >> does she look and sound like a candidate? >> yes. she is running for president, i'll make a bet on that right now. maybe $10. i can afford $10. she's running for president. who better to speak to those issues that are impacting american families than an out feminist. talking about the war on women all the time. there is an attack on our rights. and i'm looking to hillary to speak to those issues. >> bock, when you saw her this week in chicago, did you think that was a president in training or what? >> well, i think both of them were, i mean, to me, the head line of this conference is not the appearance by hillary clinton much she's after all married to the guy running it, but you couldn't say that about chris christie and there you had them, he and mr. bill sitting there and they had like a 40-minute conversation about things and clearly get
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